Westminster News

Michael attends debate about tax for families

Michael was pleased to be able to contribute to a debate the tax rate for families. MPs are calling on the Chancellor to review the marginal tax rate for families. Michael was also highlighting the manifesto for families which is supported by many Conservative MPs.

 

Michael meets Secretary of State for Health

Michael was pleased to meet the Secretary of State for Health and Social care, Matt Hancock recently. They discussed the upcoming changes to healthcare and hospital provision in Dorset.

Article in Guardian

On Monday morning Michael Tomlinson had an article published by the Guardian online, laying out his reasons why he could not support the Withdrawal agreement vote that was due on Tuesday. Shortly afterwards, the government decided to delay the vote.

 

Ask Her To Stand event

Michael was delighted to invite a delegate  from Dorset to the Women's Ask Her To Stand event in Parliament.

Michael attends Wildlife event

Michael Tomlinson met with young people from across The Wildlife Trusts at a Parliamentary reception on Wednesday 14th November to hear their views on the natural environment.

 

The Brexit Deal

This is the full text of an article, an edited version of which was published on the front page on the Daily Telegraph on Saturday 17th November.

Michael meets Solicitor General

Michael was delighted to meet up with the Solicitor General this week. It was Justice Week which is a new initiative setup by the three legal professional bodies; the Law Society, the Bar Council and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.

Michael backs British Farming

Michael Tomlinson shows support for British farming in Mid Dorset and North Poole

Michael has shown his support for British farming at Back British Farming Day in Westminster, recognising the crucial role farmers play in producing food and caring for the countryside.

Michael supports early years providers

Michael was delighted to be the first signature to support early years providers in delivering affordable and sustainable high quality early years education.

First time sign language used in Parliament

Michael Tomlinson, as Penny Mordaunt’s (the Secretary of State for International Development) parliamentary private secretary (PPS), was sitting behind her when she became the first person to sign her speech regarding the upcoming Global Disability Summit at the dispatch box.